NEWS AND EVENTS
Thank you to everyone who attended, presented, and sponsored our 20th Annual Conference! Photos and videos of the event will be shared on our Facebook page.
We look forward to seeing you again next year!
Language Access is Under Attack! Tell the Department of Health and Human Services that you believe #patientscomefirst. You can click on the link below to see what steps you can take to leave a comment to them, and how to share and spread awareness of this threat to LEP language access needs:
FREE Mental Health Interpreting training opportunity:
3 hour training on interpreting in the mental health field, sponsored by the Douglas County Community Response Steering Committee
August 29 from 9am-12pm
11949 Q Street
Omaha, NE 68137
There will be 20 spots for mental health providers and 20 interpreters.
Providers and Interpreters start at the same time and then break into groups--the interpreters are trained by a therapist and the therapists are trained by an interpreter.
Click the link below for more information.
Nebraska Court Interpreter Certification
Check the Nebraska Supreme Court's site for information on the training and testing schedules. https://supremecourt.nebraska.gov/programs-services/interpreters/interpreter-resources-education
The Rules on Interpreters per the Nebraska Supreme Court have been amended. Please click on the following hyperlink to download the PowerPoint to view these amendments. Amendments_to_NSC_Interp_Rules_12-2018
If you have any questions please reach out to Nebraska Supreme Court Language Access Department, or the Statewide Language Access Coordinator Jennifer Verhein email@example.com .
Iowa Court Interpreter Certification
The fall dates have been set for the Iowa Court Interpreter orientation workshop, written exam, and oral exam. Please visit the website for more information and registration forms.
The Orientation Program will be held on September 6. The deadline to register is August 23.
The written exam will be held on October 7. The deadline to register is September 20.
The oral exam will be held on November 15. The deadline to register is October 18.
Check out our Facebook page where you can find links to other training opportunities and news related to the profession: https://www.facebook.com/natihq/